Well - this was a stimulating and gory read.
American Psycho is the modern equivalent of The Great Gatsby, where money is king and shallow appearances are the only thing that matter. Where Gatsby focuses on the American Jazz era, Psycho is the Yuppie (Young, Upwardly-mobile Professional) decade of the 1980s, set in Wall Street, New York, at the time of the great economic boom.
Well, I suppose we've all been there at some point. Not necessarily handcuffed to the bedpost with only our dead spouse for company, but wondered what we would do if we were trapped and our life was at stake. I know I have.
When I was eleven I had a teacher who was a vicar. He was also an exorcist and now and again he would tell us about his experiences. Nothing graphic or scary was revealed, but we all knew there were some things the vicar could not tell us.